Creative Chords

Vintage chords, dusty keys, aggressive stabs & stacked synths; Chords & Stabs serves up over 1,000 key-labelled one shot chord and stab samples, primed for cutting-edge House, Techno, DnB, Future Chill styles and everything in-between…

Fusing iconic vintage analogue synths with modern digital devices and boundary-breaking sound design techniques, each sound has been crafted from the ground up and creatively processed and re-sampled through classic samplers, high-end outboard processing chains and characterful analogue tape machines!

Expect to find classic House chords, retro Techno stabs, supersized EDM chords, creatively stacked synths, dusty Rhodes, quirky keys, epic pianos, lush analogue sound beds, contemporary aggressive stabs and much more…

Each sound has been uniquely named, key-labelled and sub-divided into thoughtful folders for ease of use. We have also included 617 ready-to-play, pitched sampler patches, for all major DAWs and samplers; including Ableton Simpler, Kontakt, Reason NN-XT, EXS24, Halion and SFZ – allowing you to easily create pitched chord sequences.

What’s Included?

  • 351 chords and stabs, recorded and processed via an Ampex ATR-102 ½ inch analogue tape machine for maximum character, tone, warmth and punch. Many sounds feature multiple tape saturation levels and vari-speed analogue pitching

  • 266 chords and stabs, recorded clean with tasteful, minimal processing

  • 267 chords & stabs, resampled and re-pitched via classic vintage samplers for extra grit, dirt and retro character

  • 77 key & piano samples

In the Press

What people are saying about Chords & Stabs…

“Extensive library of chords & stabs for a variety of genres across various synths and keyboard instruments! Would highly recommend if you want to add rhythmic stabs to any groove…”

MJ Cole

DJ & Producer

Powerful, ready-to-play pitched patches, conveniently mapped to the following software sampler formats:

  • Ableton Simpler (Live Pack) – 617 patches
  • Kontakt – 617 patches
  • Reason NN-XT – 617 patches
  • EXS24 – 617 patches
  • Halion – 617 patches
  • SFZ – 617 patches